Procter & Gamble (PG)

Overall impact
B (72)

Commentary

Procter & Gamble is a strong overall performer. With a 'B' rating of 72.3 for overall impact (93rd percentile compared to all companies), Procter & Gamble ranks 6th out of 19 industry peers, behind Colgate-Palmolive, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever and 2 others, and ahead of Herbalife Nutrition, Shiseido, Clorox and 10 others. On top material causes for Procter & Gamble's industry (Consumer Discretionary Products), Procter & Gamble performs well in Racial Justice and Civil Rights (97.2 score), Reduced Waste (97.2), Improved Mental Health (83.9) and 14 other causes where it received an 'A' score and performs poorly in Reduced Green House Gas Emissions (35.1 score), Healthy Oceans (38.4) and Humane Treatment of Animals (0.0).
Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Coal
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Russia
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
Impact

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Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Coal
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Russia
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
Impact trend

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Controversies
Controversies associated with Procter & Gamble. Click on a controversy for more info
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Normalized scores are relative to other companies. Learn more about our ratings methodology
Note that all controversies information is based on publicly-available information.
See full list on PG's website
Vicks
American brand of over-the-counter medications.
Personal Care
Camay
Scented hand and body soap brand.
Household Cleaning
Mr. Clean
Brand name and mascot used for an all-purpose cleaner and later also for a melamine foam abrasive sponge.
Household Cleaning
Pantene
Brand of hair care products.
Hair Care
Swiffer
Line of cleaning products.
Household Cleaning
PG Price
$141.07
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$80.46 billion
Market cap
$364.74 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical historical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1837
Employees
106,000
Sector
Consumer Goods
Industry
Consumer Discretionary Products
Peer group
Household and Personal Products - Major Diversified
Headquarters
Ohio, United States
Share classes
PG
Mission
We will provide branded products and services of superior quality and value that improve the lives of the world's consumers, now and for generations to come.
Description
The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods worldwide. It operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments under the Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, and Rejoice brands; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products under the Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, and SK-II brands. The Grooming segment provides shave care products and appliances under the Braun, Gillette, and Venus brand names. The Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpastes, and other oral care products under the Crest and Oral-B brand names; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, pain relief, and other personal health care products under the Metamucil, Neurobion, Pepto-Bismol, and Vicks brands. The Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents under the Ariel, Downy, Gain, and Tide brands; and air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Cascade, Dawn, Fairy, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby wipes, taped diapers, and pants under the Luvs and Pampers brands; adult incontinence and feminine care products under the Always, Always Discreet, and Tampax brands; and paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers under the Bounty, Charmin, and Puffs brands. The company sells its products primarily through mass merchandisers, e-commerce, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, wholesalers, specialty beauty stores, high-frequency stores, pharmacies, electronics stores, and professional channels, as well as directly to consumers. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for Procter & Gamble, based on its industry peer group Household and Personal Products - Major Diversified. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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